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WMG posts 7% revenue growth and renews its deal with Meta

Warner Music Group is the latest music company publishing its financial results for the second quarter of 2022 – its fiscal Q3.
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WMG signs up for SoundCloud’s ‘fan-powered royalties’

Warner Music Group has become the first major to sign up for SoundCloud's user-centric 'fan-powered royalties' system.
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Major publishers tackle streaming services over songwriter royalties

All three major publishers have been talking about streaming services and licensing, as part of Synchtank's ongoing report.
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TikTok and Warner Classics are releasing an album together

The selection is of tracks that have gone viral on TikTok in recent times: 'Wellerman', 'Beggin'', 'Into The Thick Of It!' and more.
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WMG invests in virtual-musicians startup Authentic Artists

Authentic Artists emerged in 2021 as a startup creating a roster of virtual artists to release music. Now it has raised some more funding.
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Warner Records launch ‘free-to-mint’ Stickmen Toys NFTs

One of the brand new projects featured in our '20 music NFTs that were more than just an animated GIF' article is Stickmen Toys.
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Pink Floyd catalogue ignites latest industry bidding war

How much would you pay for Pink Floyd's back catalogue? To buy the rights, we mean: this isn't a story about the band's latest all-bells-and-whistles box-set.
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Sony Music and WMG report double-digit Q1 revenue growth

Business continued to be good for the major labels in the first quarter of 2022.
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Warner Music Group now has an in-house podcast network

As music streaming services get deeper into podcasts, so the major labels' in-house capabilities to produce these shows is evolving.
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Music NFTs roundup: The Amazons, Mike Shinoda, Ink…

British band The Amazons are the first to test out a 'Fan Pass' technology developed by social commerce firm Cirkay.
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WMG’s latest NFTs deal taps POAP for ‘digital mementos’

Warner Music Group's enthusiastic exploration of the Web3 space continues. Its latest NFTs deal is with POAP, a startup whose name stands for Proof of Attendance Protocol.
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Avatars startup Genies joins unicorns with $150m funding

Genies is very engaged with the music industry, having signed partnerships with Warner Music Group and Universal Music Group in 2021.